ICD-10 Diagnosis Code F50.89

Other specified eating disorder

Diagnosis Code F50.89

ICD-10: F50.89
Short Description: Other specified eating disorder
Long Description: Other specified eating disorder
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code F50.89

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The code F50.89 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • F50.82 - Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder

Code Classification
  • Mental and behavioural disorders (F00–F99)
    • Behavioral syndromes associated with physiological disturbances and physical factors (F50-F59)
      • Eating disorders (F50)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder
  • Cyclical vomiting - psychogenic
  • Nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder
  • Non-organic loss of appetite
  • Overeating associated with other psychological disturbances
  • Periodic syndrome
  • Pica
  • Psychogenic overeating
  • Psychogenic vomiting
  • Self-induced vomiting
  • Sleep automatism
  • Vomiting associated with other psychological disturbances
  • Weight fixation

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • F50.8 - Other eating disorders


Information for Patients


Eating Disorders

Also called: Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating, Bulimia

Eating disorders are serious behavior problems. They can include severe overeating or not consuming enough food to stay healthy. They also involve extreme concern about your shape or weight.

Types of eating disorders include

  • Anorexia nervosa, in which you become too thin, but you don't eat enough because you think you are fat
  • Bulimia nervosa, which involves periods of overeating followed by purging, sometimes through self-induced vomiting or using laxatives
  • Binge-eating, which is out-of-control eating

Women are more likely than men to have eating disorders. They usually start in the teenage years and often occur along with depression, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse.

Eating disorders can lead to heart and kidney problems and even death. Getting help early is important. Treatment involves monitoring, talk therapy, nutritional counseling, and sometimes medicines.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health

  • Anorexia nervosa (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Binge eating disorder (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Break the Bonds of Emotional Eating (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bulimia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pica (Medical Encyclopedia)


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